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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 611

    A DUTCH PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT 'DUWSLEE'

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT 'DUWSLEE'
    19TH CENTURY
    The four panels with pierced fret carving, each decorated with seasonal rural farming scenes, the back with An Godes Segen/Is 't Gelegen, with three zink liners
    86 cm. high x 114 cm. wide x 70 cm. deep


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    A sledge of comparable outline can be found in the collection of the Museum Van Loon in Amsterdam. Two further sledges used to be part of the interior of Lange Voorhout Palace in The Hague. In 1845 the palace was bought by Prince Hendrik, son of King William I. From 1901 to 1934 Queen Emma lived here, while Queen Juliana worked from here during her reign. Queen Beatrix had her offices here from 1981 to 1984, but since the renovation of Noordeinde Palace she has worked from there. In 1991 Princess Juliana sold Lange Voorhout Palace to the Dutch State. Lange Voorhout Palace has been open to the public from 1992. The original furnishings are gone.

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